Exec Shakeup Continues at 7-Eleven

Yee, Nicole
January 2006
Convenience Store News;1/16/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p12
Trade Publication
This article reports that Gary Rose, chief operating officer/executive vice-president of 7-Eleven Inc., and David Podeschi, senior vice-president of merchandising of the same company have announced their retirement. A letter sent by Joe DePinto, president and CEO of 7-Eleven, to the company's vendor community, also outlined the company's new leadership team. The letter also announced new appointments to 7-Eleven's leadership team. Masa Asakura will assume the position or executive vice president and chief operating officer and will be responsible for leading store operations, merchandising, franchising and marketing organizations; Paul Rostron was appointed executive vice president and chief people officer and will be responsible for leading the company's people and culture initiatives; and Keith Morrow was named senior vice president and chief information officer and will handle technology initiatives.


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